Social Philosophy & Policy

Social Philosophy & Policy is produced by the Freedom Center in partnership with the Social Philosophy and Policy Center and is published by Cambridge University Press. It is an interdisciplinary journal with an emphasis on the philosophical underpinnings of enduring social policy debates. David Schmidtz has been the editor-in-chief of Social Philosophy & Policy since 2012. Our first issue, “New Essays in Moral Philosophy,” appeared in January 2013.

For more information contact: Lynn Jansen – Managing Editor at


Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy

Oxford Studies in Political Philosophy was started by David Sobel, Syracuse University, Peter Vallentyne, University of Missouri, and Steven Wall, University of Arizona’s Freedom Center. Each volume contains cutting edge papers on political philosophy and related fields. Authors present their papers at the annual workshop before they are edited for the series.

For more information contact: Steven Wall – Editor at


Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics

Our Philosophy colleague Mark Timmons is editor in chief of Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics. Mark hosts an annual workshop in Normative Ethics that features new work in normative ethical theory broadly construed, to include not only issues about the right and the good, but meta-theoretical questions about the project of developing and defending normative ethical theories. Most papers presented at the Arizona Workshop in Normative Ethics are, after revision, published in a volume of Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics.

For more information contact: Mark Timmons – Editor at


Politics, Philosophy & Economics

Politics, Philosophy & Economics aims to bring moral, economic and political theory to bear on the analysis, justification and criticism of political and economic institutions and public policies. The Editors are committed to publishing peer-reviewed papers of high quality using various methodologies from a wide variety of normative perspectives.

For more information contact: Thomas Christiano – Editor at


Public Affairs Quarterly

Public Affairs Quarterly (PAQ) publishes work in all areas of practically engaged normative philosophy, broadly understood to include normative work on issues of public concern in applied moral, social, political, and legal philosophy. It is published by the University of Illinois Press with support from an editorial assistant funded by the Freedom Center. The journal welcomes contributions from a wide range of theoretical and methodological approaches on any practically oriented topic in any of these areas.


Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics

Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics examines clinical judgment and reasoning, medical concepts such as health and disease, the philosophical basis of medical science, and the philosophical ethics of health care and biomedical research. It is an international forum for interdisciplinary studies in the ethics of health care and in the philosophy and methodology of medical practice and biomedical research. It is published by Springer Publishing with support from a Co-editor who is a faculty member in the Freedom Center.